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Carbon tax to slug regional councils

Story Published: 22 May 2012

REGIONAL councils make up the bulk of 112 local authorities that could be forced to pay the carbon tax from July 1.

Pile of human poo dumped near homes in Mackay region

Story Published: 12 Sep 2014

A PILE of biosolids, the organic matter created from the sewerage treatment process, which contains human waste, was dumped...

Dog shot, dumped then owners told 'get over it'

Story Published: 7 Jul 2014

“JUST get over it” is not the message you want to hear when you are trying to find out why the body of your pet dog is at...

Couple ordered to trim trees to improve neighbour's view

Story Published: 7 Dec 2012

A SUNRISE Beach couple has been ordered to trim Lilly Pillys by 1m and prune an avocado tree, because they're blocking...

Rolf lights up the airways

Story Published: 26 Jul 2012

THERE has been a strong push in recent years to lift the profile of the aviation industry on the Fraser Coast.

Ugly politics blinding LNP and Labor bloggers

Story Published: 7 Feb 2014

SO often, in going through comments on this site, we see people who believe that everything the LNP does is wrong, or...

Southern firm wins dam work tender

Story Published: 24 Dec 2011

A MELBOURNE company has been awarded a Southern Downs Regional Council tender worth more than $1.1 million to carry out...

Council workers given free nicotine patches to quit smoking

Story Published: 21 May 2014

COUNCIL workers are receiving free counselling and nicotine patches to help them quit smoking — and other blue-collar...

Boy, 4, dies after being run over by council mower in NZ

Story Published: 9 Oct 2013

A FOUR-year-old boy died after he was run over by a council tractor-mower at a Hastings park on Tuesday night.

Region needs tourist 'magnets'

Story Published: 28 Dec 2011

THE Fraser Coast should be doing more to promote tourism in regional areas, said mayoral candidate Gerard O'Connell.

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